Speaker Profiles

Pamela Fuselli

Pamela Fuselli

Vice President, Knowledge Transfer & Stakeholder Relations

Parachute Canada

Pamela Fuselli became the Vice President, Knowledge Transfer and Stakeholder Relations in July 2012 when Parachute was created. Prior to that she was the Executive Director at Safe Kids Canada. Fuselli has worked in the health care/injury prevention field for 20 years. She is responsible for leading Parachute in translating evidence to action through strong relationships with key stakeholders and organizations across Canada. She is a member of numerous committees such as the Canadian Collaborative Centres for Injury Prevention, the Canadian Paediatric Society’s Injury Prevention Committee and is the Chief Editor the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP).

Fuselli was responsible for publications including The Cost of Injury in Canada Report (2015) and the Canadian Injury Prevention Resource the first such resource in Canada. Her areas of interest are centered on knowledge mobilization resulting in behaviour change, the impact of good public policy on injury prevention and the importance of collaboration to further the impact on social change.

Fuselli is a co-principle investigator on two CIHR funded research grants. The first a multi-city project on the impact of the built environment on children’s active transportation. The second is a live pilot project to develop a peer to peer concussion model for high school students.

In addition, Fuselli is a speaker and a media spokesperson on a wide range of injury prevention topics, public policy issues and knowledge mobilization.

Fuselli received her BSC in Psychology from the University of Toronto in 1992, her BHA (2002) from Ryerson University and MSc (2010) in Creativity and Change Leadership from the State University of New York College at Buffalo.

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